Pharmacognostic study of two medicinal species of Rytigynia ( Rubiaceae ) from Nigeria

  • Glory O. Ajayi, Akeem B. Kadiri, +1 author Oluwakemi O. Oyeyemi
  • Published 2012
Micromorphological studies and phytochemical screening of the leaves of Rytigynia nigerica and R. umbellu­ lata were carried out. The epidermal cells of both adaxial and abaxial surfaces have irregular shape, and the anticlinal cell wall patterns are either curved or undulate. Some remarkable diagnostic features of the two plants, which in a way justify… (More)